St Mawes

Voskelly Barn

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Welcome to paradise! Set on the gorgeous Roseland Peninsula on the edge of the coastal village of St Mawes, this stunning, thoughtfully renovated barn conversion is brimming with style and comfort, the ultimate Cornish getaway. With exquisite interiors and a well-designed living space, an extraordinary kitchen and dining area plus five wonderful bedrooms (three en suite), this is a fantastic homestay whether you're a family or group of friends looking for a chic coastal and countryside escape. Outside, there's plenty of space to congregate, plus lots of lawns for little ones to safely play, making Voskelly Barn a wonderful home away from home whatever time of year. Nestled on the oh-so-pretty south Cornish coast, there's plenty to see and do if you can bear to tear yourself away from this beautiful retreat, whether it's catching the ferry to Falmouth, exploring the pretty villages that dot the coastline, lazing on a beach or discovering the very best in local cuisine.


Living

The exceptional sitting room can be found on the first floor, where vaulted ceiling, exposed wooden beams and whitewashed walls house a wonderful spot for coming together with two large sofas, chairs and a Smart TV.

In addition, there's a gorgeous Snug on the ground floor with L shaped sofa, love seat, flickering, cosy wood burner and a Smart TV - a fabulous room for younger ones seeking their own space to watch box sets or a film, or those wanting a quiet moment or two by themselves.


Eating

The splendid kitchen and dining room is open plan, making it the perfect spot for gatherings and dinner parties.

The kitchen, with glass ceiling, exposed brick archways and French Grey cabinets is incredibly striking, and style sits side by side with substance as it comes fully equipped with everything you could need to rustle up feasts, including a magnificent pewter Aga, dishwasher and integrated fridge, plus fabulous extras such as a juicer, food mixer, Nutribullet and the all-important Nespresso coffee machine, enough to satisfy even the pickiest of chefs.

Adjacent to the kitchen lies the resplendent dining room, with exposed brick walls, beamed ceiling and wooden floor. The majestic dining table comfortably seats up to eight people and is the perfect setting for celebratory meals, from birthdays to Christmas. There's also sofas in here, an ideal spot for pre or post meal drinks.

In addition, there's a utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer, full height fridge, freezer and wine cooler


Sleeping and bathing

There are five gorgeous bedrooms, perfect for offering flexible sleeping arrangements for eight people.

The master bedroom lies on the upper floor and as a bright, airy room with gorgeous, vaulted ceiling, warm wooden floors and a super king-sized bed, the perfect spot for long lie ins. In addition, there's a dressing table, chest of drawers and views of the garden to gaze at. An en suite offers a bath with separate shower.

The four remaining bedrooms lie on the ground floor.

The second bedroom has a super king-sized bed and overlooks the garden and comes with en suite shower room with jack and jill doors, meaning it can also be accessed from the hallway. Bedroom three lies on the ground floor and has a super king-sized bed, sitting area and en suite with bath.

Bedroom four also lies on the ground floor and has a king size bed and has use of the shower room with jack and jill doors, whilst bedroom five has twin beds - perfect for children or friends staying together - and has use of the adjacent bathroom.

All of the beds come swathed in high count Egyptian cotton linens, sumptuous bedding, throws and cushions to ensure a blissful night's sleep. The master bedroom and second bedroom en suite have heated rails to keep towels warm and fluffy, whilst there's waffle gowns for the grownups and L'Occitane toiletries.


Outside space

Step outside and you'll discover a beautiful garden, with one decking area home to a dining table and chairs for eight plus a gas barbeque and chiminea, perfect for meals alfresco as the sun sets and the stars appear above. In addition, there's a bistro table and chairs on the upper deck, perfect for morning coffee, whilst a sofa set, and table lies nestled on the deck around the blissful pond. In the outer garden, where there's a lawn for games, lies a picnic bench and two steamer loungers.


Parking

There's plenty of off road, private parking for three or more cars.


Babies and children

Babies and children are most welcome at Voskelly Barn. A travel cot, highchair, stairgate, bath and changing mat can be provided on request.


Dogs

This is one of our pet-free properties.


WiFi

Voskelly Barn has WiFi so you can keep in touch with the outside world.


In the Area

Nestled on the incredibly beautiful Roseland Peninsula, across the waters from Falmouth, St Mawes is a wonderful village on the south Cornish coast. Just down the road from Voskelly Barn, you'll find some famously fab restaurants, such as the Trensanton and The Idle Rocks, whilst there's a plethora of excellent pubs too. If you want to get out and about, leave the car at home and hop on the ferry to bustling Falmouth, a lively town with great shops, excellent restaurants, the Maritime Museum and three wonderful beaches. Pop in the car and take the King Harry Ferry over to Trelissick, a pretty National Trust property and garden with stunning water views and lovely woodland walks. Head East along the Roseland Peninsula from Portscatho to Portloe, with beautiful coastline and great beaches too. If time allows, dash over to the North coast and explore characterful St Agnes.


This is one for the dreamers, for those seeking a tranquil retreat away from the world but with the best of Cornwall just a stone's throw away. A modern, blissfully chic barn conversion in St Mawes awaits…

At a glance

From £1,913 for a long weekend or mid week break.

Sleeps 8 + cot | 5 Bedrooms | Regret no pets

Key features

Aga

Al Fresco eating

Autumnal escapes

Baby on Board

Big and Beautiful

Extensive outdoor dining and seating

Family friendly

Multi Generational Holidays

Pet-free property

Sandy beach nearby

Travel cot and highchair

Coastal

Open Fires

Parking

Boutique country chic

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Short breaks:

  • Mid Week Breaks (Mon to Fri) cost 75% of the weekly rate.
  • Long Weekends (Fri to Mon) cost 75% of the weekly rate.
  • Short breaks are not available at Christmas and New Year.

Payments:

  • A 13 deposit & £38 booking fee secures your dates.
  • Payment of balance is due 8 weeks before your holiday starts.
  • There is a charge of £35 per pet per week or short break
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We know how gorgeous our retreats are, but don’t just take our word for it – here’s what previous guests say about Voskelly Barn:

We had a very enjoyable stay at Voskelly Barn. There is plenty of room in the house. The gardens and comfy seating area perfect for al fresco dining and sundowners. I saw lots of butterflies. A quiet and peaceful place to stay. It is ideally situated for going down to St Mawes. We took the car as it is quite a steep walk up from the town. The ferry ride to Falmouth and Trelissik house and garden are both lovely things to do.

The most beautiful retreat for family & friends to get together with lots of space for everyone… there were parts of the house & garden I didn’t even get to spend time in it was so spacious.

A beautiful property and setting. Fanatstic space and a gorgoeus garden. Great position to be able to get in and out of St Mawes.